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Weekly Mulch: Slick of Oil Industry Cash Gummed up Regulatory Works

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is worse than anyone thought, and the crisis will lik...

World Cup Radiates outward to our troops in Afghanistan

Tina Sloan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Sloan

Last night, I wandered into the chow hall in the evening to catch the end of the USA vs Algeria world cup game. I was surprised to find as many soldie...

Heroes on the Homefront

Christal Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Christal Smith

When a marine goes to war his whole family goes with him. Did you ever see the bumper sticker that says "The hardest job in the marines is being a marine wife?" Well, that's never been truer.

Abstracting Atlantis: Scientists Find Evidence of Mayan Underwater City

Maria Popova | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Maria Popova

Today, we sit down with architectural historian and archaeologist Jes Alexander, who spearheaded the research team that discovered what could be a piece of real-life Atlantis.

Haiti's Fish and Coral, An Untold Story Of Environmental Loss

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph B. Treaster

Some aid projects have focused on restoring the country's forests, but few have tried to fix the generations of harm that has been done to Haiti's coral, its mangroves, its beaches and, most of all, its fish.

Craigslist Rape Suspects Plead Not Guilty

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

CASPER, Wyo. — A California Marine accused of using Craigslist to arrange the rape of an ex-girlfriend in Wyoming has pleaded not guilty to five...

GPS-fitted Marine Animals Help "Write" Atlas

Mother Nature Network | Bryan Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In putting together an atlas for one of Earth's least understood marine ecosystems, the Patagonian Sea, scientists had a novel idea: What if it could ...

David Budwah, Marine, Charged With Faking War Wounds For Gain

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SABILLASVILLE, Md. — On a sultry day in July 2008, Marine Sgt. David W. Budwah strode in his battle fatigues to the front of a picnic pavilion t...

Obama Will Be One of The Greatest (and Most Loved) American Presidents

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Obama is our last best chance. He's worth laying it all on the line for. I say this as a former life-long Republican. I say this as the proud father of a Marine.

Top Marine In Iraq Warily Optimistic About Anbar Province, Critical Of Post-Invasion Planning

LA Times | Tony Perry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As he prepares to leave Iraq after a year as the top Marine, Maj. Gen. Walter E. Gaskin is upbeat about the future of Anbar province but candid about ...

Pentagon Blocks Marine From Testifying About Torture

Wall Street Journal | JESS BRAVIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Bush administration blocked a Marine Corps lawyer from testifying before Congress today that severe techniques employed by U.S. interrogators dera...